Associate Professor Dr. Teguh Haryo Sasongko at the “Simposium Cendekia Kelas Dunia (SCKD)” at Universitas Muhammadiyyah Gorontalo, Indonesia (20th of August 2019)
Associate Professor Dr. Teguh Haryo Sasongko, our very own Deputy Director, Centre for Research Excellence and Associate Professor of Physiology at Perdana University Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland School of Medicine was invited as the keynote speaker in the “Simposium Cendekia Kelas Dunia (SCKD)” at Universitas Muhammadiyyah Gorontalo, Indonesia on the 20th of August 2019, with the theme “Diaspora Indonesia untuk Mewujudkan UM-Go sebagai Kampus Lokal Mengglobal”. Associate Professor Dr Teguh is one of the highly successful Indonesian diaspora having established his career overseas. He shared his journey and advice to the participants on how to think globally without forgetting the local vision. Associate Professor Dr Teguh graduated from Faculty of Medicine, Universitas Gajah Mada, Indonesia and obtained his PhD degree from Kobe University, Japan.
In addition, whilst at the event, he represented Perdana University in signing a Memorandum of Understanding with Universitas Muhammadiyah Gorontalo (UM-Go), Sulawesi, Indonesia to open up opportunities for research, academic and student exchange including paving the way for potential students and graduates from UM-Go to pursue their studies at Perdana University. This, forming part of the build-up of a partner network of education collaborators to bring Perdana University into the global arena.